A Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses reveals that Edward Ganster, who left the priesthood in 1990, went on to work at Disney World before his death in 2014.
The attack, blamed on Islamic State, targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul.
Roughly 300 Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children—and possibly many more—since the 1940s, according to a sweeping state grand jury report.
The actual number of abused children might be in the thousands since some secret church records were lost and some victims were afraid to come forward, an official report says.
The pontiff has approved a change to the Catechism of the Catholic Church—the compilation of official Catholic teaching—to say that capital punishment constitutes an "attack" on the dignity of human beings.
A bishop in Harrisburg says that bishops who led the church for the past 70 years are being held accountable and announces that their names will be stripped from all church properties.
After the passage of the “nationality” law, Israel is no longer multicultural. It is a country where national sovereignty lies solely in the hands of its Jewish citizens.
Anti-Muslim activists in the United States were operating in a "post-truth era" and putting out "alternative facts" long before those phrases entered the language.
In a move described as unprecedented, the pontiff acts before the accusations are investigated by church officials in the case of Theodore McCarrick, emeritus archbishop of Washington, D.C. McCarrick was heavily involved in the Catholic Church's response to allegations of priestly abuse in the U.S.
The president declares he will impose unspecified sanctions because Turkey has not freed an American it arrested in 2016. The announcement comes as the State Department holds a religious freedom event.